June 13, 1910 – March 20, 1954
Sgt. Perry L. Critchell was killed in a patrol car crash on US-27 in Craw ford County.
Sergeant Critchell was driving northbound on US-27 when a vehicle traveling westbound on County Road 200 entered the intersection without stopping.
Sergeant Critchell’s patrol car slammed into the side of the second vehicle, seriously injuring the driver. Sergeant Critchell sustained fatal injuries in the crash.
Sergeant Critchell was the 17th MSP officer to die in the line of duty.